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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1860

Vol. II

(Born Ind.)

Daniel D. Lynn

(Ap'd Ind.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1855, to July 1, 1860, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1860.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Humboldt, Cal., 1860‑61, — Scouting,

(Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 18, 1860)

1861, — and at Ft. Humboldt, Cal., 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: in the

(First Lieut., 6th Infantry, May 14, 1861)

Defenses of Washington, D. C., Dec., 1861, to Mar., 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar. to Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5 to May 4, 1862, — and Battle of Gaines's Mill, June 27, 1862, where he was wounded; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug.‑Sep., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Manassas, Aug. 30, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. to Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862, — and March to Falmouth, Va., Oct.‑Nov., 1862; on sick leave of absence, Nov. 4, 1862, to Jan. 22, 1863; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Jan. to June, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Chancellorsville, May 2‑4, 1863; in the Pennsylvania Campaign (Army of the Potomac), June‑July, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 2‑3, 1863, — and March to Warrenton, Va.,

(Bvt. Capt., July 2, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pa.)

July, 1863; and in garrison in New York Harbor, Aug. 21, 1863, to

(Captain, 6th Infantry, July 14, 1863)

Jan. 26, 1865, being Acting Ordnance Officer, Nov. 24, 1863, to Oct. 9, 1864.

Served: on Recruiting service, Jan. 26, 1865, to Oct. 17, 1866; in garrison

(Bvt. Major, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pa.)

at Columbia, S. C., Oct., 1866, to Jan., 1867, — and Chester, S. C., to Nov. 13, 1867, — Charleston, S. C., to May, 1868, — Raleigh, N. C., to Aug., 1868, — and Charleston, S. C., to Mar., 1869; on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., Mar., 1869, — Ft. Smith, Ark., to Aug., 1869, — Crawfordsville, Kan., to Sep., 1869, — and Dry Wood Creek, Kan., to June 30, 1870, — and awaiting orders, to Nov. 1, 1870.

Unassigned, Jan. 5, 1870.

Honorably Discharged, at his own request, Nov. 1, 1870.

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

 p118  Died Dec. 3, 1895, at Dorchester, Neb.: Aged 59.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

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